BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Two North Dakota women are accused of beating up a witness in a federal investigation.
Danielle Bobtail Bear and Brandy Herrera, both of Fort Yates, are charged with three counts, including assault resulting in serious bodily injury and retaliation against a witness.
The defendants have pleaded not guilty.
Authorities say the incident happened Jan. 19 on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.
No further details were available.